For certain men have crept in unnoticed, who long ago were marked out for this condemnation, ungodly men, who turn the grace of our God into lewdness and deny the only Lord [a]God and our Lord Jesus Christ.

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  1. Jude 1:4 NU omits God

For certain people have (A)crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand [a](B)marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn (C)the grace of our God into (D)indecent behavior and (E)deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

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  1. Jude 1:4 Or written about regarding this

For certain people have crept in unnoticed [just as if they were sneaking in by a side door]. They are ungodly persons whose condemnation was predicted long ago, for they distort the grace of our God into decadence and immoral freedom [viewing it as an opportunity to do whatever they want], and deny and disown our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

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For certain individuals whose condemnation was written about[a] long ago have secretly slipped in among you.(A) They are ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord.(B)

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  1. Jude 1:4 Or individuals who were marked out for condemnation

For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Trained by Saving Grace

11 For (A)the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, 13 (B)looking for the blessed (C)hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 (D)who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed (E)and purify for Himself (F)His own special people, zealous for good works.

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11 For the grace of God has (A)appeared, [a](B)bringing salvation to all people, 12 [b]instructing us to deny ungodliness and (C)worldly desires and (D)to live sensibly, righteously, and in a godly manner (E)in the present age, 13 looking for the blessed hope and the (F)appearing of the glory of [c](G)our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, 14 who (H)gave Himself for us (I)to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to (J)purify for Himself a (K)people for His own possession, (L)eager for good deeds.

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  1. Titus 2:11 Or to all mankind, bringing
  2. Titus 2:12 Or disciplining
  3. Titus 2:13 Or the great God and our Savior

11 For the [remarkable, undeserved] grace of God that [a]brings salvation has appeared to all men. 12 It teaches us to reject ungodliness and worldly (immoral) desires, and to live sensible, upright, and godly lives [lives with a purpose that reflect spiritual maturity] in this present age, 13 awaiting and confidently expecting the [fulfillment of our] blessed hope and the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus, 14 who [willingly] gave Himself [to be crucified] on our behalf to redeem us and purchase our freedom from all wickedness, and to purify for Himself a chosen and very special people to be His own possession, who are enthusiastic for doing what is good.(A)

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  1. Titus 2:11 Jesus is the source of salvation for all who believe and accept Him as Savior and Lord.

11 For the grace(A) of God has appeared(B) that offers salvation to all people.(C) 12 It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions,(D) and to live self-controlled,(E) upright and godly lives(F) in this present age, 13 while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing(G) of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,(H) 14 who gave himself for us(I) to redeem us from all wickedness(J) and to purify(K) for himself a people that are his very own,(L) eager to do what is good.(M)

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11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,

12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

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Living Before God Our Father

13 Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

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13 Therefore, [a](A)prepare your minds for action, [b](B)keep sober in spirit, set your (C)hope completely on the (D)grace to be brought to you at (E)the revelation of Jesus Christ.

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  1. 1 Peter 1:13 Lit belt up the waist of your mind
  2. 1 Peter 1:13 Lit be sober

13 So prepare your minds for action, be completely sober [in spirit—steadfast, self-disciplined, spiritually and morally alert], fix your hope completely on the grace [of God] that is coming to you when Jesus Christ is revealed.

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Be Holy

13 Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober,(A) set your hope(B) on the grace to be brought to you(C) when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.(D)

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13 Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

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(A)In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to (B)the riches of His grace

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(A)In [a]Him we have (B)redemption (C)through His blood, the (D)forgiveness of our wrongdoings, according to (E)the riches of His grace

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  1. Ephesians 1:7 Lit whom

In Him we have redemption [that is, our deliverance and salvation] through His blood, [which paid the penalty for our sin and resulted in] the forgiveness and complete pardon of our sin, in accordance with the riches of His grace

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In him we have redemption(A) through his blood,(B) the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches(C) of God’s grace

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In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

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(A)even when we were dead in trespasses, (B)made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and raised us up together, and made us sit together (C)in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,

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even when we were (A)dead [a]in our wrongdoings, made us alive together [b]with Christ ((B)by grace you have been saved), and (C)raised us up with Him, and (D)seated us with Him in (E)the heavenly places in (F)Christ Jesus,

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  1. Ephesians 2:5 Or by reason of
  2. Ephesians 2:5 Two early mss in Christ